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Public Accounts Committee

Commons Select Committee

The Public Accounts Committee examines the value for money of Government projects, programmes and service delivery. Drawing on the work of the National Audit Office the Committee holds government officials to account for the economy, efficiency and effectiveness of public spending.

Taxation | Education | Health and Social CareThe UK Government response to the covid-19 pandemic

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COVID business support fraud: Government slow to take action to recover estimated £1.1bn losses
COVID business support fraud: Government slow to take action to recover estimated £1.1bn losses
6 September 2023
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Almost a million young adults entitled to unclaimed Child Trust Funds worth £1.7bn
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on child trust funds
26 July 2023
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Concerning pressures on NHS mental health staff causing vicious cycle of staff shortages
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on progress in improving NHS mental health services
21 July 2023
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PPE Medpro report published by Public Accounts Committee
PAC publishes report on PPE Medpro: Awarding of contracts during the pandemic
18 July 2023
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Significant costs to emergency services caused by Home Office failures on communications network
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on the Emergency Services Network
14 July 2023
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HS2 Euston: Government does not know what it is trying to achieve with the station
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on HS2 Euston
7 July 2023
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UK Health Security Agency set up with no formal governance and weak financial controls
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on the Department of Health and Social Care 2021–22 Annual Report and Accounts
5 July 2023
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PAC seriously concerned at Court Reform Programme’s multiple delays and revisions
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on Court Reform Programme: progress review
30 June 2023
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Unacceptably high backlog in local government audit system may get worse before improving
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on timeliness of local auditor reporting
23 June 2023
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Green power goals jeopardised by lack of overarching Government plan
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on decarbonising the power sector
21 June 2023
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Energy bills support took too long to get to those most in need
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on energy bills support
16 June 2023
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AEA Technology pension ‘another case of government not giving people enough time or support to make complex financial decisions’
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on AEA Technology Pension Case
14 June 2023
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Government not doing enough to support foreign inward investment outside London
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on supporting investment into the UK from overseas
9 June 2023
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PAC warns on ‘lost decade’ in education for disadvantaged children
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on education recovery in schools
7 June 2023
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Government not taking “appalling” harms from alcohol seriously enough
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on alcohol treatment services
24 May 2023
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“Real and rising risk” that Palace of Westminster will be destroyed by catastrophic event before it is restored, says PAC
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on the next steps for the Restoration & Renewal of the Palace of Westminster
17 May 2023
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Cabinet Office has “failed to get grip” since taking responsibility for national security vetting
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on the performance of the UK Security Vetting Service
12 May 2023
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Outdated, inefficient, expensive, at constant risk of failure or cyber-attack
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on Defra’s ageing digital services
10 May 2023
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Business-critical Government change programme at risk due to lack of funding
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on Government Shared Services
5 May 2023
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PAC report: HMRC must ensure it is never easier to cheat the tax system than comply
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on how HMRC manages its compliance work following the pandemic
3 May 2023
Total results 1097 (page 2 of 55)